The National Duckpin Bowling Congress was established on September 8, 1927 and is the parent and supervising Duckpin Bowling organization in the United States. Duckpin Bowling can be found predominately on the East Coast of the United States in Virginia, Maryland, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts. Other states include North Carolina, West Virginia, Indiana, and Pennsylvania. More →

June 6, 2016

86th National Tournament Official Results

The 86th National Tournament concluded on 22 May 2016. I would like to thank Meadowbrook Lanes, proprietor John Paterra, and General Manager Robbie Farrell for hosting our event this year. Their hospitality is hard to match. I would like to thank the Rhode Island Duckpin Bowlers Association and their President Al Zoraian, who led a team of volunteers who kept the event running smoothly over the 4 weekends. In addition, I would like to thank everyone who took the time to participate in this annual event and hope they enjoyed the camaraderie and competition this type event generates. It is also my distinct pleasure to congratulate all of our winners in each of the categories. A complete list of where everyone finished can be found here on our webpage. Those in bold print will be receiving their checks in the very near future. In conclusion, don't forgot to keep your eyes on this webpage for details of the 87th National Tournament, which will be held in the Greater Washington or Baltimore area in 2017. Respectfully, Stan Kellum, Executive Director.

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November 30, 2015

Jeff Pyles Inducted Into the Maryland State Athletic Hall of Fame

Jeff Pyles, the top-ranked duckpin bowler in the National Duckpin Bowling Congress for 15 years, and in the Greater Washington Duckpin Association for 17 years, was inducted into the Maryland State Athletic Hall of Fame (MSAHOF) on November 12, 2015, at a ceremony held at Michael’s Eighth Avenue in Glen Burnie, MD. The GWDA (Greater Washington Duckpin Association) and the NDBC (National Duckpin Bowling Congress) Bowlers all wish to congratulate Jeff on this fine achievement. We are proud to have him as a bowler of such distinction. Read More

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Game Coupons

The NDBC has made several changes in what is distributed to our members. One of those decisions was to cease printing the coupon books after discovering they aren't being used as much as we expected. The decision doesn't mean the program went away. We are now providing the coupons on this website. Please visit the Membership page to download a printable PDF coupon that can be taken to the lanes with you. Thank you for continuing to be a bowler of record by sanctioning through your league.